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Shannon Brown
SG - 6'4, 210lbs - 38 years old - 8 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2018 season
  • Birthdate: 11/29/1985
  • Drafted (NBA): 25th pick, 2006
  • Pre-draft team: Michigan State
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
2006 NBA DraftNBADrafted 25th overall by Cleveland.
13th July, 2006NBASigned four year, $5,144,005 rookie scale contract with Cleveland. Included team options for 2008/09 and 2009/10.
2nd March, 2007D-LeagueAssigned by Cleveland to Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the D-League.
3rd March, 2007D-LeagueRecalled by Cleveland from Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the D-League.
31st October, 2007NBACleveland declined 2008/09 team option.
11th January, 2008D-LeagueAssigned by Cleveland to Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League.
17th January, 2008D-LeagueRecalled by Cleveland from Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League.
21st February, 2008NBAAs a part of a three team deal, traded by Cleveland to Chicago, along with Larry Hughes, Drew Gooden and Cedric Simmons, and along with Ira Newble and Donyell Marshall to Seattle, in exchange for Ben Wallace, Joe Smith and a 2009 second round pick (#46, Danny Green) from Chicago, and Wally Szczerbiak and Delonte West from Seattle.
15th March, 2008D-LeagueAssigned by Chicago to Iowa Energy of the D-League.
2nd April, 2008D-LeagueRecalled by Chicago from Iowa Energy of the D-League.
5th August, 2008NBASigned a partially guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Charlotte.
7th February, 2009NBATraded by Charlotte, along with Adam Morrison, to L.A. Lakers in exchange for Vladimir Radmanovic.
8th July, 2009NBARe-signed by L.A. Lakers to a two year, $4,139,200 contract. Included player option for 2010/11.
30th June, 2010NBADeclined 2010/11 player option.
11th August, 2010NBARe-signed by L.A. Lakers to a two year, $4,524,066 contract. Included player option for 2011/12.
30th June, 2011NBADeclined 2011/12 player option.
9th December, 2011NBASigned a one year, $3.5 million contract with Phoenix.
25th July, 2012NBARe-signed by Phoenix to a partially guaranteed two year, $7 million contract.
25th October, 2013NBATraded by Phoenix, along with Marcin Gortat, Kendall Marshall and Malcolm Lee, to Washington in exchange for Emeka Okafor and a protected 2014 first round pick (#18, 2014, Tyler Ennis).
28th October, 2013NBAWaived by Washington.
1st February, 2014NBASigned a 10 day contract with San Antonio.
12th February, 2014NBASigned a second 10 day contract with San Antonio.
27th February, 2014NBASigned a 10 day contract with New York.
10th March, 2014NBASigned a second 10 day contract with New York.
20th March, 2014NBASigned a partially guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season and throguh 2015 with New York.
23rd July, 2014NBAWaived by New York.
27th August, 2014NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Miami.
24th November, 2014NBAWaived by Miami.
30th October, 2016D-LeagueDrafted 41st overall in the 2016 D-League Draft by Grand Rapids Drive.
10th November, 2016D-LeagueWaived by Grand Rapids Drive.
16th November, 2017D-LeagueAcquired by Wisconsin Herd.
26th January, 2018G-LeagueTraded by Wisconsin Herd, along with Cameron Oliver, to Delaware 87ers in exchange for James Blackmon Jr and the returning player rights to Russ Smith.
Career Moves
2003 - 2006Michigan State (NCAA)
July 2006 - February 2008Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
February 2008 - June 2008Chicago Bulls (NBA)
August 2008 - February 2009Charlotte Bobcats (NBA)
February 2009 - June 2011L.A. Lakers (NBA)
December 2011 - October 2013Phoenix Suns (NBA)
October 2013Washington Wizards (NBA)
February 2014San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
February 2014 - July 2014New York Knicks (NBA)
August 2014 - November 2014Miami Heat (NBA)
October 2016 - November 2016Grand Rapids Drive (D-League)
November 2017 - January 2018Wisconsin Herd (G-League)
January 2018 - June 2018Delaware 87ers (G-League)
Articles about Shannon Brown

December 10, 2013

Shannon Brown - Cut by the Wizards days after acquiring him, Brown is coming off a streaky season and has documented flaws in his game, yet is in the prime of his career and has proven quality.

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February 26, 2011

Joel Przybilla also had a trade kicker, invoked upon his trade to the Bobcats, and Peja Stojakovic's trade bonus was invoked upon his trade to Toronto, about a month before the deadline. Additionally, Lou Amundson's deal with Golden State, signed after the publish date of the original post, also contained a 15% trade kicker, as did Shannon Brown's new contract with the L.A. Lakers.

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August 12, 2010

The other type of no-trade clause - the one made famous by Devean George - involves players on one year contracts who will have early or full Bird rights at the season's end are given the right to veto any trades that they may be in, so that they aren't powerless to prevent having their Bird rights taken away from them (which is what happens when such players are traded, for reasons I am not aware of.) The players who qualify for that criteria and thus yield that power are as follows;

1) Jason Collins (Atlanta)
2) Marquis Daniels (Boston)
3) Anthony Carter (Denver)
4) Rasual Butler and Craig Smith (L.A. Clippers)
5) Shannon Brown (L.A. Lakers; this can be avoided if he invokes his player option for next season concurrent to the trade.)
6) Jamaal Magloire and Carlos Arroyo (Miami)
7) Aaron Gray (New Orleans; same as Brown.)
8) Josh Howard (Washington)

Just because they have this power, it doesn't mean they will use it. Devean George did, but that was the exception; players last year who could have done but didn't include Nate Robinson and Royal Ivey. Nor did Aaron Gray, who has achieved the unusual feat of having the right to veto a trade in back to back seasons. It is, however, something to note.

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July 30, 2010

Shannon Brown - Brown is one of the hottest commodities left on the market, which confuses me. He is not a bad player, yet he recently found himself in a system ideally suited to his strengths and weakness. In the triangle, Brown got to defend the point guard (sometimes) while not playing it on offense. He got to run the court and finish in style, without having to do any ballhandling in the half court. He got every shot set up for him, and it didn't matter as much that he's not a good shooter. And yet he STILL wasn't very good, shooting only 42% from the field and 32% from three, barely taking a foul shot, recording a true shooting percentage of .517% and a PER of 12.4. Brown is a useful role player and better defensively - who'll get even better on that end when he learns to go over screens - but he's overrated. He takes bad shots and can't dribble or shoot well at 6'4. This is not a player to overpay for. Tony Allen is better.

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May 10, 2010

[Anthony] Morrow is to be a free agent this summer. There's no getting around that, because he is not eligible for an extension. He has played only two years in the league, and teams can make players with three years or less experience into restricted free agents, whether they like it or not, by extending a qualifying offer. [...] The exception to this rule, the only exception, is players who were on a first round rookie scale contract, who had an option year declined. This means that players like Acie Law, Joe Alexander and Ian Mahinmi will not and cannot be restricted free agents this summer. They can also never be restricted free agents ever again, so even if Alexander (a two year veteran) were to sign a one year deal somewhere this summer, meaning that he would be only a three year veteran during his second free agency stint in the summer of 2011, he cannot be made into a restricted free agent then either. This is what happened to Shannon Brown last year.

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